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Equifax

Equifax is a credit reporting agency that offers risk modeling, identity threat protection and verification solutions to businesses and individuals. Read more

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CEO

Mark W. Begor

CEO Approval Rating

66/100

Founded:

1899

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PublicIndependent CompanyNYSEEFX

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Experian is the biggest rival of Equifax. Experian was founded in 1980, and its headquarters is in Dublin, County Dublin. Experian operates in the IT Services industry. Experian has 6,900 more employees than Equifax.

TransUnion has been one of Equifax's top competitors. TransUnion is a Public company that was founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1968. TransUnion is in the Business Support Services industry. TransUnion has 2,700 fewer employees vs. Equifax.

LifeLock is Equifax's #3 rival. LifeLock was founded in 2005 in Tempe, Arizona. LifeLock is in the Internet Software field. LifeLock generates $3.7B less revenue than Equifax.

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Equifax Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$4.2B

Equifax's revenue is the ranked 3rd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 2.3B. Over the last four quarters, Equifax's revenue has grown by 24.3%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $1.2B; in Q4 2020, it was $1.1B; in Q3 2020, it was $1B; in Q2 2020, Equifax's revenue was $946.2M.

Equifax Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
i2Verify, Inc.

Mar 2021

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undisclosed
i2Verify is a Massachusetts-based verification platform that provides income and employment verification solutions to businesses.
HIREtech

Mar 2021

Source »
undisclosed
HIREtech is a Texas-based human capital management firm that provides solutions such as wage verification, tax savings, and HR management for businesses.
AccountScore Ltd.

Feb 2021

Source »
undisclosed
AccountScore develops a fintech platform that offers transaction data analytics solutions for businesses.
Kount, Inc.

Jan 2021

Source »
$640M
Kount develops an AI-based platform that provides fraud prevention and account takeover protection solutions for retail, finance and telecom sectors.
Ansonia Credit Data

Jul 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Ansonia is a credit reporting company that offers business credit and collections solutions to financial institutions.

These are all the companies that Equifax has acquired. Equifax has acquired 19 companies and its latest acquisition was i2Verify, Inc. in Mar 2021. i2Verify is a Massachusetts-based verification platform that provides income and employment verification solutions to businesses.

Equifax Funding History

Since Equifax was founded in 1899, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Equifax has raised $1.0B. Equifax's funding round was on May 2020 for a total of $1.0B

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Debt
May 2020
$1B
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Since Equifax was founded in 1899, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Equifax has raised $1.0B. Equifax's funding round was on May 2020 for a total of $1.0B

Equifax Investments

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DESCRIPTION

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EXIT DATE

Urjanet develops a cloud-based platform that offers utility data aggregation and billing solutions to telecommunication and water utility sectors.
$14.7M
Jun 22, 2020
Series D
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These are all the companies that Equifax has invested in. Equifax has invested 19 companies and its latest investment was i2Verify, Inc. in Mar 2021. i2Verify is a Massachusetts-based verification platform that provides income and employment verification solutions to businesses.

Equifax News

May 18, 2021MarketScreener

Ignite Live 2021 Explores Digital Convergence for Financial Services

(marketscreener.com) ATLANTA, May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Equifax Inc. , a data, analytics, and tech... See more »
May 17, 2021Markets Insider

Equifax Workforce Solutions Set To Deliver Accelerated Manual Verification Services

ATLANTA, May 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Equifax Workforce Solutions is deploying several new initiative... See more »
May 14, 2021Zacks

Equifax (EFX) Rides on Product Strength, Debt Woes Stay

Equifax (EFX) is benefiting from a solid product portfolio and clear understanding of the diverse sec... See more »
May 11, 2021Finextra

Kount counters chargebacks with Ethoca

Kount, an Equifax (NYSE: EFX) company, and a leader in digital identity trust and fraud prevention, t... See more »
May 7, 2021Payments Journal

Kount, An Equifax Company, Announces New Dispute and Chargeback Management Solution, Integrating Major Card Brand Offerings in One Dashboard

Kount, an Equifax company, and a leader in digital identity trust and fraud prevention, today announc... See more »
April 28, 2021Zacks

Time to Buy?

Equifax (EFX) shares have started gaining and might continue moving higher in the near term, as indic... See more »
April 27, 2021MarketScreener

Accelerates Fintech Innovation With New InnovationX Immersive Experience

(marketscreener.com) ATLANTA, April 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Equifax has introduced a new Innovation... See more »

Equifax Blogs

April 15, 2019Equifax Blog

Financial Literacy Month: Can You Answer These Questions?

April is Financial Literacy Month, an annual event aimed at highlighting financial literacy among Ame... See more »
April 12, 2019Equifax Blog

What You Can Teach Children About Saving

Children may learn the values of nickels, dimes and dollars in school, but many don't learn how to ma... See more »
April 10, 2019Equifax Blog

Teaching Your Children About Saving and Credit

Please note: This is an update to an article previously published by Equifax in September 2015. You m... See more »
March 20, 2019Equifax Blog

FTC: 2018's Top Frauds, Scams

Imposter scams, debt collection scams, and identity theft were the top three kinds of fraud and scams... See more »
March 15, 2019Equifax Blog

What is a Mixed Credit Report?

If you share a name with a parent or relative (for instance, if you're a Jr. or Sr.), you may be at r... See more »
March 8, 2019Equifax Blog

Credit 101: Answers to Your Basic Credit Questions

Credit and financial education aren't among the offerings in most high schools and colleges, and many... See more »
March 7, 2019Equifax Blog

National Consumer Protection Week: Education is Key

National Consumer Protection Week, March 3-9, is a great time to learn more about how you can help gu... See more »

Equifax Press Releases

March 3, 2021PR Newswire

Equifax, Experian and TransUnion Announce Extension of Free Weekly Credit Reports to Help Americans During COVID-19

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The three nationwide consumer credit reporting agencies are... See more »
February 11, 2021centralcharts

/C O R R E C T I O N -- Equifax Inc./

/C O R R E C T I O N -- Equifax Inc./ PR Newswire ATLANTA, Feb. 10, 2021 In the news release, Equifax... See more »
December 2, 2020PR Newswire

Equifax Introduces Response CONFIDENCE to Drive More Confident Decisions in Pandemic Economy

ATLANTA, Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) continues to help lenders and service ... See more »
June 16, 2020GlobeNewswire

Consumers Headed to the Sidelines Early in March, as the Pandemic Shutdown Slowed Bankruptcies in Q1

- Younger Borrowers Reported the Most Significant Decline in Debt -- Younger Borrowers Reported the M... See more »
June 9, 2020PR Newswire

Update Regarding Six Free Equifax Credit Reports

ATLANTA, June 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In connection with various settlements that were entered in Jul... See more »

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Equifax Summary

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Overview

Equifax, Inc. (NYSE: EFX) is a consumer credit reporting agency. It brings buyers and sellers together through its information management, transaction processing, direct marketing, and customer relationship management businesses. It serves the financi...

CEO

Equifax's CEO, Mark W. Begor, currently has an approval rating of 66%. Equifax's primary competitors are Experian, TransUnion & LifeLock.

Frequently Asked Questions about Equifax

  1. When was Equifax founded?

    Equifax was founded in 1899
  2. Who is Equifax's CEO?

    Equifax's CEO is Mark W. Begor
  3. How much revenue does Equifax generate?

    Equifax generates $4.2B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Equifax have?

    Equifax has historically raised $1B in funding
  5. Where is Equifax's headquarters?

    Equifax's headquarters is in Atlanta Georgia, USA
  1. How many employees does Equifax have?

    Equifax has 10,900 employees
  2. What sector does Equifax operate in?

    Equifax is in Business Support Services
  3. Who are Equifax's competitors?

    Equifax's top competitors are Experian, TransUnion, LifeLock
  4. Who has Equifax invested in?

    Equifax's has invested in companies such as Urjanet